News for CESSS
New project on equality in the implementation of the Green Deal receives funding
How can the Green Deal become reality? That is the question for a new project with the aim of finding ways to implement the Green Deal that is sensitive to gender equality and the inclusion of marginalised groups in society.
How might a globalized environmental sociology look like?
Rolf Lidskog, member of CESSS, has together with Stewart Lockie, Director of The Cairns Institute, James Coock University, Australia, published a chapter in The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology. The chapter discusses what a more thoroughly...
Expert organizations’ responsibility to support the next generation of sustainability experts
An article about expert organizations’ institutional understanding of expertise and responsibility for the creation of the next generation of experts by Karin Gustafsson has been published recently. In the article the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
How do teachers deal with emotions in climate change education? Ny sida
Are emotions, such as worry about climate change, something irrational that should be avoided in climate change education, or are emotional reactions something positive for learning? Maria Ojala has published an article about senior high-school teachers’...
Nudges, norms, or just contagion
Nudges, norms, or just contagion: What explains (non) sustainable behavior? Carolin Zorell has published an article in the journal Sustainability about (non)sustainable choices in a restaurant setting in which she focuses on the importance of the social...
Magnus Boström receives founding for a project about lifestyle changes
Magnus Boström has received founding from the Swedish Research Council Formas. The name of the project is: ”Learning to consume less: Can experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic trigger lifestyle transformation?”
Young people’s trust in climate change science and their climate engagement
What role does trust in climate change science play in young people’s climate engagement, meaning making, and identity development? This is a topic that Maria Ojala discusses in an article published in Children’s Geographies
Nature conservation and the ambiguous human-nature relationship
Reflexivity in expert organizations
Making use of expert knowledge in reflexive and open social processes has been emphasized as of great importance to learn how to manage environmental problems and to work towards sustainable social transformations.
COVID-19 and climate changes
During the last couple of months, researchers at CESSS has published multiple articles dealing with the relation between two of today’s most urgent global problems; the corona pandemic and climate changes.